Pacific faith-based initiative tackles domestic violence issues within Tongan families

An innovative Pacific faith-based initiative is addressing family violence prevention and intervention within Tongan families living in Aotearoa. Made possible through Pasifika Futures sponsorship funding, 22 Tongan families attended the Kainga Tu’umalie programme retreat in February, which requires families to spend the weekend away relationship building, identifying problem areas and designing a family plan to… Read more »

Minister Henare engages with Pacific Whānau Ora community

  On Monday 16th April 2018, the honourable Peeni Henare, Minister for Whānau Ora was invited to spend the day with Pasifika Futures understanding and witnessing directly some the work carried out by the Pacific Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency. During his visit, Minister Henare met with Pasifika Futures Board members and senior staff, while also… Read more »

SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards 2017

The SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards celebrates outstanding individuals and their achievements that contribute towards Pasifika success in five of the following award categories: Pacific Community Leadership, Pacific Enterprise, Pacific Health and Wellbeing, Pacific Education and Pacific Emerging Leadership. This year, Pasifika Futures was proud to sponsor the Pacific Community Leadership Award at the SunPix Pacific… Read more »

12 October 2017: Pacific Thank You’s & Farewell to the Hon. Minister Te Ururoa Flavell

Pacific Thank You’s & Farewell to the Hon. Minister Te Ururoa Flavell Pasifika Futures would like to extend its sincere and most humble appreciation to our Whanau Ora Minister for the past 3 years, the honourable Minister Te Ururoa Flavell for his support and dedication to Whanau Ora and its efforts. We thank him for… Read more »

Pacific community in Canterbury collaborate for a brighter future

11 September 2017 With nearly 13,000 people in Canterbury identifying with a Pacific ethnicity in 2013 and a growing population, Pasifika Futures and the Canterbury District Health Board teamed up to host a collaborative co -design workshop with the Pacific community in Christchurch to look at different ways to approach health and social services. The… Read more »

Pasifika Futures Whanau Ora Conference Awards Dinner 2017

Monday 31st July 2017 marked an evening of celebrations as Pasifika Futures hosted an Awards Dinner as part of their 2nd Annual Whanau Ora Conference at Te Warewaka o Poneke in Wellington. The night was not only an opportunity to celebrate three years of outstanding Whanau Ora work as a collective, but to also acknowledge… Read more »

Get ready for the 2017 General Election

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The 2017 General Election will be held on Saturday 23 September. It is important as Pacific People to vote. By voting, you can have your say on the issues that affect you, your friends and your family. To vote, you must be enrolled! If you’re enrolled, you should have received an enrolment update pack in… Read more »

Pasifika 2nd Annual Whānau Ora Conference 2017 “From Work to Wonder”

From Work to Wonder” is the theme of the 2017 Whānau Ora Conference, hosted by Pasifika Futures. The Conference will be held on 31 July and 1 August 2017 at the James Cook Hotel in Wellington. This conference will have a particular focus on the 3-Years On of Whānau Ora commissioning work and reflections to the future.